Defect to APC, lose your seat – Yari to Matawalle


By Abba Gwale

Former Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji AbdulAziz Yari, has warned the State Governor, Muhammad Bello Matawalle, that he would lose his seat if he dumps the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) going by the Supreme Court’s verdict that brought him to power in 2019.

Yari said this during the distribution of N 1.3bn assorted grains he purchased for the the APC supporters as Ramadan gift at All Progressive Congress (APC) secretariat in Gusau, the state capital

The former Governor, who was represented by Senator Kabiru Marafa, said nobody had informed them either verbally or in writing that Matawalle was defecting to APC.

However, he cautioned that the supreme court nullified the election of the APC candidates in 2019 and announced the PDP candidates as winners who would remain in power till 2023.

He said “As such, until after that period, any PDP elected officer who defects to another party must also vacate his seat going by the court’s judgment,”

Yari also revealed that Matawalle was being misled by some people to join the APC forgetting the circumstances that have made him to become the governor of the state.

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